Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

P.S. Chorizo Patties

The recipe called for black quinoa which I didn’t have so I used Trader Joe’s Organic Tricolor Quinoa, subbed smoked paprika for regular and used Chile Ancho Powder instead of regular chili powder. Low and behold I didn’t have any fresh cilantro but the recipe only called for 1/4 cup so I didn’t think a …

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Butternut Squash & Bean Chili

We are at the tail end of the Winter Squash season but if you can find a butternut squash you need to make this soup. I was in Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods the other day and both still have butternut squash in stock. My daughter Katy made this recipe first and she said I needed …

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Chili Burgers

 These patties are dense and hold together perfectly. They reheat in the microwave so go ahead and make a full batch or a double batch on the weekend to enjoy all throughout the next week.  You can freeze them too. Top with my Easy Red Salsa, shredded lettuce and Donna’s Vegan Cheeze Sauce or serve …

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Polenta Tamale Pie

This dish has plenty of good things to enjoy. Gooey cheese melted over the top of  a well seasoned ground beef and black bean enchilada filling which is layered over a bed of polenta cubes. Leftovers if you have any, reheat beautifully. This is going to become one of your favorite go to recipes when you need something …

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Santa Fe Chicken – Slow Cooker

Chicken breasts, salsa, black beans and corn all simmer together in the slow cooker. As if that isn’t already a fabulous recipe, it gets even better. Prior to serving, some light cream cheese is stirred into the mix. Yum right? It gets all melty and creates a wonderful rich and creamy sauce. All of the recipes …

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